In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Kevin Fitz-Gerald, Associate Professor of Keyboard Collaborative Arts and Keyboard Studies at the University of Southern California, offers advice to aspiring musicians. He suggests being fearless and moving forward. Individuals must also love what they’re doing. There are a lot of easy times, yet a lot of difficult times as well. Therefore, Fitz-Gerald stresses the need for perseverance and a sense of optimism.